1. Focus On Dance: Rumba, Cha-Cha, and Swing

      In our last blog we talked all about where our namesake, modern ballroom dancing, came from. But we are able to teach (and very happy to teach) a wide variety of dance styles. This week we’re going to take a quick look at some other dances you might run into at our dance studio: rumba, cha cha, and swing dancing. Rumba Rumba is one of the hardest dances to pin down. The word means “party,…Read More

  2. What a Dance Teacher Doesn’t Want to Hear

    Why These Excuses are Seen as Lame by Instructors of Dance If you've been thinking about taking dance classes, but have put it off for one reason or another, you make recognize some of these excuses. Whether you're intimidated, embarrassed, scared or just plain broke, this list of excuses may hit home. But we've also given a whole list of reasons why those lame excuses just don't hold water. Here'…Read More

  3. Things You Need to Know Before Ever Stepping into a Dance Class

    Even Dance Classes have Etiquette Rules: Here's How to Avoid Dance Faux Pas A physical misstep in dance class is to be expected from time to time; after all, we've all been students at one time or another. But etiquette missteps are a little harder to recover from. As a beginning dance student, you won't be expected to be perfect, but being considerate of others and their learning is paramount dur…Read More

  4. The Right Questions to Ask Any Dance Studio

    6 Questions that Help you Choose the Perfect Dance Lessons Having a number of ballroom dance studios to choose from isn't something to complain about for sure, but it sure does raise a few questions. Knowing which one will work for you means asking several questions; some questions that you may not know to even ask. No worries. We've got you covered. Before signing up for ballroom lessons in Wood…Read More

  5. Focus On Dance: Ballroom Dancing

    We’ve written many blogs about the benefits of dancing and what to do and what not to do when you start dance classes. But we haven’t talked about the many types of dance that we are able to teach here at our adult dance studio. What does each dance involve? How and where is it performed?  Let’s start with the most obvious one, because it’s right in our name: ballroom dancing Who Is Danci…Read More

  6. Increase Your Dating Chances With Ballroom Dance Lessons

    Okay, let’s get this out of the way first. That title up above — “Increase Your Dating Chances With Ballroom Dance Lessons” — doesn’t mean that you should come into Modern Ballroom Dance Studio because we’re offering a dating service! We’re here to bring people together who share an interest in ballroom dancing, and it should be your interest in adult dance classes that bring you i…Read More

  7. Who’s Coming In For Short-Term Adult Dance Classes?

    Here at Modern Ballroom Dance Studio, we’re very pleased to offer so many different options for people who are interested in ballroom dancing lessons. Not only do we get those who are interested in adult dance classes as a hobby and to engage in a fun social activity, but we’re also a great place for those who are interested in ballroom dancing to congregate, learn more, and get better. But as…Read More

  8. 3 Mental Health Benefits of Taking Ballroom Dance Lessons

      In our last blog, we talked about all of the physical advantages of taking ballroom dance lessons. These included weight loss (it’s quite the exercise), improving strength (you’re using a lot of muscles), and better coordination (allowing you to respond more quickly to unexpected physical situations). These benefits are fairly obvious, since ballroom dancing is such a physical activity. The…Read More

  9. 3 Amazing Physical Health Benefits of Ballroom Dancing

    We’re going to let you in on a little secret: ballroom dancing is more than just fun. In fact, as fun as it is, it also has some incredible health benefits. Let’s take a look at how ballroom dance lessons can make you look and feel your best. Weight Loss Ballroom dance classes offer an incredible workout. There’s constant movement in our dance studio, and each routine will have you burning c…Read More

  10. Welcome To Modern Ballroom Dance Studio!

    Thanks for stopping by the new Modern Ballroom Dance Studio website! Our studio is dedicated to helping adults find a passion for dance, opening their minds to the wonders of ballroom dancing. Our founder, Landra Vallejos, is an award-winning ballroom dance competitor and instructor who has over 15 years in the industry. She understands the ins and outs of ballroom dance, at both a social level an…Read More